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Family offices need to nurture their brand if they are to access the best direct deals

The old system of trust in family relationships is being replaced by one much more influenced by transactions and money

Family identity can be just as important internally as it is externally 

The culture of stewardship is being eroded by short-termism of non-operational family shareholders

A mechanistic process with the next gen will no longer work – new ideas are needed, says Italy’s best known family business professor

Succession issues are universal, but in China, some of those issues have particular twists

Some family businesses have embraced the digital revolution, but most haven’t – and that is a big concern

The values of the founders of TATA are sometimes overlooked in today’s society. They shouldn’t be

Families are by their nature gender mixed teams, which could be one reason that their businesses are so accepting of women. Many are taking positions of real power they couldn’t have 30 years ago.